Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 28 58
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 -35
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 50 88 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.55% 7.99% 3.53%
As % of the System Software category 54.95% 86.27% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 87 36
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £34,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.12% +32.04% +3.00%
10th Percentile £17,375 £19,000 £18,250
90th Percentile £36,750 £43,000 £38,500
West Midlands median annual salary £33,250 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.08% -

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 91 102 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.29% 9.26% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 80 92 61
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £34,000 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.47% +19.09% +9.81%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,075 £20,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,000 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield +8 18 £26,500 -33.75% 4
Stoke-on-Trent -6 11 £20,375 -13.30% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +4 8 £27,500 -21.43%
Cannock +8 7 £35,500 +9.23%
Stafford +1 2 - - 1
Tamworth -10 2 £23,500 +16.05% 2
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) VMware
3 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (40.00%) Office 365
6 17 (34.00%) WAN
7 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
8 15 (30.00%) LAN
8 15 (30.00%) Firewall
9 14 (28.00%) Driving Licence
10 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
11 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (22.00%) Windows 10
12 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 10 (20.00%) VLAN
12 10 (20.00%) SAN
12 10 (20.00%) SQL
12 10 (20.00%) Citrix
12 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (18.00%) IIS
13 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
14 8 (16.00%) CCNA
14 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) VPN
15 7 (14.00%) SLA
15 7 (14.00%) ITIL
15 7 (14.00%) MCSA

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) IIS
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) WAN
2 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) LAN
3 10 (20.00%) SAN
3 10 (20.00%) VLAN
4 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.00%) VPN
6 6 (12.00%) NAS
7 5 (10.00%) Skype
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (8.00%) DNS
9 3 (6.00%) VoIP
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (4.00%) DHCP
10 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.00%) SSH
10 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
11 1 (2.00%) SNMP
11 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Administrator
4 8 (16.00%) IT Support
4 8 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.00%) Data Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Data Centre Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Systems Support
8 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) IT Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Driving Licence
2 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Fintech
5 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.00%) CentOS
8 2 (4.00%) Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.00%) Unix
9 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (14.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.00%) BCP
4 5 (10.00%) Case Management
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) Contract Management
4 5 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.00%) Expense Management
6 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.00%) Service Management
6 2 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.00%) CCNA
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.00%) MCSA
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (8.00%) CCENT
5 4 (8.00%) MCP
5 4 (8.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.00%) Squid
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) SAP
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) Veeam
8 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.00%) BT
9 1 (2.00%) Apple
9 1 (2.00%) Dell